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Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act has led to improvements in the quality of school meals

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act has led to improvements in the quality of school meals

Sugar content in soft drinks has reduced by 29% in the UK, shows study

Sugar content in soft drinks has reduced by 29% in the UK, shows study

Experts release new recommendations on bedsharing to promote breastfeeding

Experts release new recommendations on bedsharing to promote breastfeeding

Study examines how psychological factors affect outcomes of nutritional intervention for obese children

Study examines how psychological factors affect outcomes of nutritional intervention for obese children

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Drug trial seeking treatment option for hyperphagia in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Reduced-fat milk may increase the risk of obesity in children

Reduced-fat milk may increase the risk of obesity in children

Low diet quality, night eating during pregnancy linked to postpartum weight gain and retention

Low diet quality, night eating during pregnancy linked to postpartum weight gain and retention

Could summer holidays have an adverse impact on kids’ health?

Could summer holidays have an adverse impact on kids’ health?

Study examines foods served within faith community settings related to child health

Study examines foods served within faith community settings related to child health

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults

Study finds children become less active as they move through primary school

Study finds children become less active as they move through primary school

Cardiac-specific biomarkers may help predict CVD risk factors early

Cardiac-specific biomarkers may help predict CVD risk factors early

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Study highlights importance of public health efforts to reduce maternal obesity

Study highlights importance of public health efforts to reduce maternal obesity

Mother-infant free-play interactions have positive effect on child's obesity risk trajectories

Mother-infant free-play interactions have positive effect on child's obesity risk trajectories

Proximity to junk food sources can impact kid’s chances of becoming obese

Proximity to junk food sources can impact kid’s chances of becoming obese

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting

Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Study reveals factors that predict obesity by adolescence

Study reveals factors that predict obesity by adolescence

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